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Mundane

Ordinary, commonplace

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Eulogy

A speech or piece of writing in praise of a person or thing

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Progeny

Children , offspring

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Extraneous

Abundant ,plentiful

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Tenure

The holding of an office

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Euphony

Agreeableness of sound, pleasant sound

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Sonorous

Giving out, capable of producing

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Abnegation

Self-denial

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Poignant

Painfully felt ,emotionally touching

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Copious

Coming from outside, foreign

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Hackneyed

Used too often ,stale

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Paragon

Model of excellence or perfection

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Ascribe

To assign, to attribute

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Inconsequential

Unimportant ,petty

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Humdrum

Without variety or excitement

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Engendered

To bring into being , to produce

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Idiosyncrasy

A personal peculiarity that is an identifying trait

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Elegy

A sad or mournful poem or song

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Introvert

A person who looks inward ,shy or quiet person

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Homilies

A sermon